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across the san francisco bay. >> be prepared. >> reporter: across northern california, swollen rivers threaten to flood cities like napa where sandbags are passed out and countless trees came crashing down. we saw this one fall before our eyes. how close did it come to you? >> within feet of my truck. >> reporter: we were driving down this highway in napa and this tree came crashing down in front of us. i want to show you how huge this tree is. take a look. a giant tree. i mean, the roots of this thing are four feet tall. now, there may be another storm later in the week after so much headache already. even santa in one city was forced to take refuge. one bright spot we saw in a gloomy day here in napa. when the tree fell down, the drivers kept pulling over to help clear it out of the roadway. after the man who was almost hit by it, he says he is headed tout buy a lottery ticket. >> thank you. and cecilia called the newsroom when that tree fell. right in front of the car today. glad she is okay too. ginger zee on the set tonight. these totals are staggering. >> they are. we expected a
california with more snow expected to blanket the sierra mountains tonight, cars are having trouble just staying on the road. >> the roads are pretty bad. there's a lot of spinouts further east. there's going to be chain control for the next two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened after one driver going too fast, skidded across five lanes, crashing into the other. believe it or not, police say no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you just got to watch out for them and slow down a little bit and anticipate the worst of what other people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: across the country, in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime dealing with two consecutive days of snow this weekend. leaving this car stuck with no place to go. >> the weather was bad. the winds were blowing the cars around. you could see the semis were swerving. >> reporter: it's the city's first snowstorm of the season. many are bracing fo
traveling companions surfaced on a mexican website. born to mexican immigrants in long beach, california, she is best known for her muse nick the mexican regional banda styles in mp she has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. she is also a reality show with a show "i love jenni" on cable. he is signed with abc to headline a comedy series titled jenni. rivera often sings about social relationships and social issues. and her relationship follow bid her fans. says farewell to another huge hispanic singer. now many consider rivera to be a bigger star. >> there are more unconfirmed reports that the plane has been found. not confirmed this is rivera's private plane. a leer jet 15 carrying her publicist, makeup art sbis lawyer in addition to two pilots. it could be houring before we learn the fate of rivera and those with her. >> thanks so much. millions of fans across the states and in latin mirk. thank you. >>> we turn to overseas and the backlash of the royal frank. the phone call made by australian deejays and the nurse who took her lyle. sell celia vegetablea reports. >> reporter:
by authorities. ♪ born to mexican immigrants in long beach, california, she is best known for her music in the mexican regional banda style. she has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. comparable to taylor swift. but she is also a reality show star with the show "i love jenni" on cable and soon to be an even bigger cross over success. recently signed with abc to headline a comedy series titled jenni. rivera often sings about social issues and relationships. her own color ffl personal life avidly followed by her fans. she sang farewell to another huge hispanic singer. now many consider rivera to be a bigger star. a mexican official says the wreckage of the plane has been found and there are no survivors. it is believed to be jenni rivera's private plane. a leer jet 25. believed be on board, our pub list, makeup artist and lawyer and two pilots. many will be playing tonight for the diva of la banda. the. >> the very sad ending. thank you. >>> we turn to overseas and the backlash of the royal frank. the phone call made by australian deejays to the hospital where kate middleton was
research to believe, who to judge? the u.s. supreme court already has. in striking down california's attempt at a violent video game law, the court had this to say, if these studies have been rejected by every court to consider them, and with good reason, they do not prove that violent video games cause minors to act aggressively. bonnie, a mother of two young children with her own concerns, also happens to run one of the most successful first person shooter games around, halo 4. what do you say to parents who worry that it's too violent, not good for the kids? >> what i recommend is, your kids are going to play games. play with them so that you can really be there to answer questions and help them through that. >> reporter: advice from an insider, whether you like it or not, kids are playing these games, and it's up to the parents to understand them. neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >>> and now to an extraordinary medical story, tonight one family is celebrating the holidays with a baby they thought would not be here. this is a medical miracle. involving an operation performed m
, this one back here in the states. a holiday sledding party in california, turning into a nightmare when people began plunging into the ice beneath. here's abc's ron claiborne now. >> reporter: it began when one man accidentally slipped off the sheet of ice and into the lake. the people you see in this video are members of a sledding excursion that goes terribly wrong. >> we saw this guy coming across the ice really fast. it went from cheering to all of a sudden just -- to an unbelievable amount of panic and chaos. >> reporter: one man goes to the ice's edge to try to help, but then he falls in. and then, one would-be rescuer after another tries to help only to plunge into the lake themselves in a chain reaction. a crowd gathers on shore. frantically screaming for help. >> call 911! >> reporter: five minutes after the first man went in, nearly a dozen people are in the water as others throw ropes and inner tubes but no luck. micky herman shot this video, you can hear him calling for someone to bring a hope. >> it was very hard to watch. >> reporter: finally, nine harrowing minutes into t
relatives. >> also at 6:00, the new year brings new hope for struggling home owners in california. a law designed to keep people in their homes and avoid foreclosure. abc-7 at 6:00 starts right now. >> ama: we begin with developing news. several people are injured when a car careens into a funeral home chap until the middle of a service. thank you for joining us. it happened this afternoon at the funeral chapel on clayton road in concord. lillian? reporter: the front of of the funeral chapel is badly damaged. it's now boarded up. concord police say teenagers are to blame for this, teen yaleers who were racing. it happened this afternoon. a 16 or 17-year-old driver was rating another car. he then lost control and slammed into the concord funeral chapel. and he his teenage passenger were said to be, quote, banged up pretty good and they are in the hospital, listed in serious bit stable condition. an elderly man was taken to the hospital, he was in the lobby and received minor scrapes for flying debris. the funeral director is grateful no one was seriously injured, although it could have be
with the dramatic pictures from california. the mountains there. >>> now we turn to those pictures from moscow. >>> the flight was attempting to land at moscow's airport when it overshot the runway, broke through a barrier fence and finally skidded to a stop on the edge of a highway, the plane broke into three pieces and burst into flames, witnesses rushed to pull survivors from the wreckage. it was flying back from the czech republic with no passengers and just eight crew members onboard. four of them were killed including the pilot. other four were seriously injured. the death toll could have been worse because that's a major highway. >> russia's air fatality rate is three times higher than the world's average. investigation has been opened up into today's crash. abc news, moscow. >>> in chicago tonight, a stunning milestone to mark this year's end. 500 homicides in that city, near a record high, which they attribute to gang violence and illegal guns. in new york city, 414 murders. the lowest in 40 years. >>> the mayor here michael bloomberg is making headlines when he talked about the crime
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